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Lee Soo Geun, Tak Jae Hoon under investigation for illegal gambling + announces suspension of broadcast activities

By mountainmadman   Sunday, November 10, 2013   49,356   51   0



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Numerous Korean celebrities, including variety stars Lee Soo Geun and Tak Jae Hoon, are currently under investigation for suspicion of online illegal gambling, SBS reported earlier today.

Both celebrities are claimed to have bet billions of Korean won on online sports betting websites. The allegations stemmed from an investigation of a gambling ring and its brokers.

SM C&C admitted that Lee Soo Geun was currently under investigation and pledged that the star will be taking time off to reflect, including an immediate halt to all broadcast activities.

"We accept most of the allegations," they said. "He will stop his broadcasts and take some time to reflect on his actions."

"We have nothing to say even if we had ten mouths," they said. "We apologize to everyone who has supported him thus far."

Tak Jae Hoon has yet to release an official statement.

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Sources: MyDaily, Star News, Newsen via Nate

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leshiraz Wednesday, November 27, 2013

what?!!!! noooooooo ..... i just found this out now?!!! ;

bukonamja Tuesday, November 12, 2013 Monday, November 11, 2013

Its only illegal because the government wants a cut of the money, doesn't change my view on any of them.

snuggles Monday, November 11, 2013

it's their money. they can gamble with it if they want. da fuq is wrong with that?

xrumax Monday, November 11, 2013

Oh no I really liked Lee Soo Geun because of 1N2D, I hope it's not actually true :(

ratel Sunday, November 10, 2013

I'm a bit sadden because I won't be seeing him in variety shows for I don't know how long. sigh.

kpopsugar Sunday, November 10, 2013

are they trying to cover this scandal with the release of Ailee's naked pictures out of nowhere?

ChangMin_Honey Sunday, November 10, 2013

I hope he can get treatment, reflecting won't help if you aren't able to get to the root of the problem. I know some have very difficult family situations going on they act out like this. Maybe anonymous therapy would help them find solutions to some of the problems. Maybe gambling anonymous. They are addicts and that is not going to get better by reflecting. What is going to happen to their families. I know one has a sick wife or use to. I am sad to see someone self destruct.

ratel Sunday, November 10, 2013

Oh gosh. sthu and stop trying to sound like you know everything. Your a child. Leave the adult stuff to adults. bye

ChangMin_Honey Sunday, November 10, 2013

@ratel Really?

tracyx3 Sunday, November 17, 2013

It said that he was illegally gambling not that he had a gambling problem.... You don't need to have an addiction to gambling to gamble.

hemig1965 Sunday, November 10, 2013

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tranttlinh Sunday, November 10, 2013

Now, it's reasonable why he leaves 1N2D.

I still remember how Lee Soo Geun was so good at guesting and betting in 1N2D season1, he even said that almost win a house by betting. I thought it was joking, but it's true now.

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